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Brannon Letter January 12, 1947
Brannon decides to stay in Japan and continue to help out on the defense team. Brannon takes on the defenses of Admiral Shimada, Admiral Oka, General Hashimoto and General Sato. The possibility of helping with Prime ...
Brannon Letter December 9, 1947
Finished the presentation of the defense for Shimada. Business discussion. Shimada’s affidavit and Shimada’s cross-examination.
Brannon Letter November 15, 1948
Personal matters. More discussion regarding the petition for habeas corpus. A visit to Shimada after his sentencing.
Brannon Letter November 22, 1948
Waiting for word on his habeas corpus petition. Sending letters to MacArthur to reconsider the sentences of Oka and Shimada.
Brannon Letter January 23, 1948
Writing Shimada’s summation.
Brannon Letter November 28, 1948
America evacuating China. The delay of the petition for habeas corpus and MacArthur’s refusal to change the sentences of Shimada and Oka.
Brannon Letter November 19, 1947
Japanese trade. Brannon discusses that he is to defend Admiral Shimada.
Brannon Manuscript Undated
Undated draft of John G. Brannoys final argument before the Tribunal on behalf of Admiral Shimada opening and closing statements only.
Brannon Letter December 26, 1947
[enclosures: photographs] Togo on the witness stand. Writing Shimada’s summation argument.
Brannon Letter March 21, 1948